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19th Sep 2014


School of Science Seminar: Ecology and physiology of an ecosystem engineer. What do we know about the three species of freshwater mussel in New Zealand?

Freshwater mussels are considered to be ecosystem engineers when present in lakes and rivers at high densities. Mussel biofiltration and biodeposition can facilitate transfer of terrestrially derived nutrients and carbon…

21st Oct 2014

Carter Holt Harvey Pulp & Paper - Engineering Design Show

The 2013 Engineering Design Show was a real success. Thank you to all who took part. Find out more. Join the School of Engineering's second, third and fourth-year students as…

22nd Oct 2014



Every year since 1997 the Department of Chemistry has given the opportunity for students studying chemistry at NCEA level 2 to compete for the ChemQuest™ trophy and other prizes. Secondary…

28th Oct 2014


Dame Anne Salmond in Royal Society Rutherford Lecture Series at Café Scientifique

Dame Anne Salmond is a New Zealand anthropologist and writer. She was crowned New Zealander of the Year in 2013 for her work on cultural history. Anne is a Distinguished…

7th Nov 2014


Allan Wilson Centre Lecture Tour 2014 visits Café with American evolutionary biologist Prof. Marlene Zuk

American evolutionary biologist and behavioural ecologist, Prof. Marlene Zuk, Department of Ecology, Evolution and Behaviour at the University of Minnesota. This is part of the Allan Wilson Centre lecture tour.…

19th Nov 2014

Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ) Conference 2014

The 29th International Conference on Image and Vision Computing New Zealand (IVCNZ 2014) will be held at the University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand. Image and Vision Computing New Zealand…

20th Nov 2014

Electronics New Zealand Conference (ENZCon) 2014

The twenty-first Electronics New Zealand Conference (ENZCon 2014) will this year be held at the University of Waikato. To find out more about this conference click here. …

24th Nov 2014


Cafe Scientifique: In search of new planets

Presented by Dr Grant Christie, astronomer at Stardome Observatory and Planetarium in Auckland. Dr Grant Christie is involved in MicroFUN (Microlensing Follow-up Network), an international planet searching project run by…

30th Nov 2014

Hill Laboratories Waikato Science Summer School

Applications for the 2014 Summer School have now closed. The 2013 Hill Laboratories Waikato Science Summer School, held from 1-6 December 2013, was a great success. You can: Read all…

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